Shanghai adapts to life after Covid restrictions – BBC News

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People in the Chinese city of Shanghai are beginning to adapt to the “new normal” a week after most of the Covid restrictions were lifted.

The city had been in lockdown for two months as China imposed its “zero Covid” policy on the 25 million inhabitants following an outbreak of the virus.

But some curbs still remain in place.

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